Lilit OHANYAN graduated Yerevan State University (Armenia) with honors - department of foreign languages, majoring in English and Spanish. 
At present she works at National Democratic Institute/Armenia as a Political Program Assistant. The political programming is focused on delivering trainings to all interested parties and political forces, as well as consultations and expertise. The mission of NDI is to promote democratic values worldwide. Lilit has been with NDI since December 2002.
From 2001-2002 Lilit worked as a translator/assistant at international journalist organization Promedia. During her work in Promedia, she carried out a project on organizing workshops for reporters in regions of Armenia to ensure adequate coverage of the electoral process. 
In the year 2002 she worked at a two-month project of UNDP 'Preparation of Armenia to WSSD', where she was a program assistant. She assisted to the development of 'National Assessment Report Rio+10' of the Republic of Armenia. 
From 2000-2001 Lilit worked at an environmental project of TACIS in Moscow, Russia, as a program assistant and translator. 
During all her professional experience, Lilit has carried out translations for various organizations, such as Eco-Accord (Moscow), Moscow State University (Moscow), World Vision (Armenia), etc. 
Together with her work she has always been rather active in public life. Since 1995 (the date of its foundation) Lilit has been a member of Association 'For Sustainable Human Development' (Yerevan). The NGO promotes implementation of principles and ideas of sustainable development in Armenia. It is also a UNEP National Committee in Armenia. Lilit assists at developing international links, translating and interpreting, organization of workshops and conferences at regional and international levels. She also undertakes broad activities in raising of public awareness in the sphere of sustainable development, in particular by organizing environmental summer camps for children and training at schools.

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